MA000049 - Variation - 22 Nov 2013

MA000049  PR544152

FAIR WORK COMMISSION

DETERMINATION



Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009

Item 6,Sch. 5—Modern awards review

Modern Awards Review 2012—Apprentices,Trainees and Juniors
(AM2012/135)

AIRPORT EMPLOYEES AWARD 2010
[MA000049]

Airport operations

JUSTICE BOULTON,SENIOR DEPUTY PRESIDENT
SENIOR DEPUTY PRESIDENT HARRISON
COMMISSIONER ROE

SYDNEY,22 NOVEMBER 2013

Transitional review of modern awards - apprentices,trainees and junior rates - common matters - consequential variations.

A. Further to the decision of 22 August 2013 1 and pursuant to Item 6,Schedule 5 of the Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009,the Airport Employees Award 20102 is varied as follows:

1. By deleting clause 16.1 and inserting the following:

16.1 Apprentice minimum wages

(a) Apprentices who are under 21 years of age and commenced before 1 January 2014 must be paid an award salary,calculated to the nearest dollar,as the appropriate percentage indicated below of the minimum salary of a Technical services officer Level 1. Where the age and year of service produce different percentages,the higher percentage will apply:

Age or length of service as an apprentice

Percentage of the standard rate

 

%

  

Under 18 or 1st year

42

  

At 18 or 2nd year

55

  

At 19 or 3rd year

75

  

At 20 or 4th year

88

(b) Apprentices who commenced on or after 1 January 2014 and are under 21 years of age must be paid an award salary,calculated to the nearest dollar,as the appropriate percentage indicated below of the minimum salary of a Technical services officer Level 1. Where the age and year of service produce different percentages,the higher percentage will apply.

    (i) From 1 January 2014:

    Age or length of service as an apprentice

    Percentage of the standard rate for apprentices who have not completed Year 12

    Percentage of the standard rate for apprentices who have finished year 12

     

    %

    %

       

    Under 18 or 1st year

    47

    47

       

    At 18 or 2nd year

    60

    60

       

    At 19 or 3rd year

    75

    75

       

    At 20 or 4th year

    88

    88

    (ii) From the first pay period commencing on or after 1 January 2015:

    Age or length of service as an apprentice

    Percentage of the standard rate for apprentices who have not completed Year 12

    Percentage of the standard rate for apprentices who have finished year 12

     

    %

    %

       

    Under 18 or 1st year

    50

    55

       

    At 18 or 2nd year

    60

    65

       

    At 19 or 3rd year

    75

    75

       

    At 20 or 4th year

    88

    88

2. By deleting clause 17 and inserting the following:

17. Adult apprentice minimum wages

17.1 The salary of an adult apprentice who commenced before 1 January 2014 must be the rate prescribed by clause 16—Apprentice minimum wages for the relevant year of the apprenticeship.

17.2 The salary of an adult apprentice who commenced on or after 1 January 2014 and is in the first year of their apprenticeship must be 80% of the standard rate or the rate prescribed by clause 16—Apprentice minimum wages for the relevant year of apprenticeship,whichever is greater.

17.3 The salary of an adult apprentice who commenced on or after 1 January 2014 and is in the second and subsequent years of their apprenticeship must be the rate for the lowest adult classification in clause 15.1—Salaries or the rate prescribed by clause 16—Apprentice minimum wages for the relevant year of apprenticeship,whichever is the greater.

17.4 Provided that where a person was employed by the employer prior to becoming an adult apprentice,such person must not suffer a reduction in the rate of salary by virtue of becoming indentured.

17.5 For the purpose only of fixing a salary,the adult apprentice must continue to receive the rate of salary that is from time to time applicable to the classification or class of work in which they were engaged immediately prior to entering the indenture.

3. By deleting clause C.8 and inserting the following:

C.8 School-based apprentices progress through the relevant wage scale at the rate of 12 months progression for each two years of employment as an apprentice or at the rate of competency-based progression if provided for in this award.

4. By deleting clause C.9 and inserting the following:

C.9 The apprentice wage scales are based on a standard full-time apprenticeship of four years (unless the apprenticeship is of three years duration) or stages of competency based progression (if provided for in this award). The rate of progression reflects the average rate of skill acquisition expected from the typical combination of work and training for a school-based apprentice undertaking the applicable apprenticeship.

5. By deleting clause C.10 and inserting the following:

C.10 If an apprentice converts from school-based to full-time,the successful completion of competencies (if provided for in this award) and all time spent as a full-time apprentice will count for the purposes of progression through the relevant wage scale in addition to the progression achieved as a school-based apprentice.

6. By updating all cross-references accordingly.

B. This determination comes into operation on the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 January 2014.

SENIOR DEPUTY PRESIDENT

 1  [2013] FWCFB 5411.

 2  MA000049.

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